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Sam Graves announces intention to pursue “Ranking Member” position of House Transportation Committee

United States Representative Sam Graves of Missouri has officially announced his intention to pursue the Ranking Member position of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Graves says he feels he is qualified for the position and calls himself “an accomplished legislator with a strong conservative record”. Graves is also a professional pilot and user of […]

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Smithfield Foods announces investment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Smithfield Foods, Inc. announces, through the nationwide expansion of Smithfield Renewables, innovative projects designed to help meet its goal to reduce the company’s greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2025, which it set in concert with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). This month marks the one-year anniversary of Smithfield Renewables. As part of the expansion of Smithfield […]

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Audio: Missouri agriculture director says technology is crucial to attracting young farmers

The Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) director says technology is important in attracting young farmers.  Brian Hauswirth with Missourinet has the story.   The state Department of Agriculture says the average age of a Missouri farmer is 58. MDA Director Chris Chinn notes Governor Mike Parson’s two top priorities are workforce development and infrastructure, adding […]

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Missouri Department of Agriculture announces grants for urban and non-traditional agriculture

The Missouri Department of Agriculture on Thursday announced up to $100,000 for the Urban and Non-Traditional Agriculture Matching Grant Program. The department will award grants of up to $7,500 for reimbursement of expenses associated with urban and non-traditional agriculture. Eligible projects include introducing a new crop or product to an area or expanding the use […]

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USDA announces investments to support infrastructure and other essential services for rural Missourians

USDA Rural Development State Director Jeff Case announced today that the USDA is investing over $734,000 in eight (8) projects that will build community infrastructure and provide essential services for over 57,000 rural Missourians. “The commitment to improving infrastructure and essential services throughout rural America is a priority of this administration,” said Case.  “USDA is […]